Included here is a description of a spontaneous vision which came to me around an hour before I received the news of Steve Job’s death. While I had not immediately realized it at the time, in retrospect, the vision now appears entirely related, and very likely synchronous with the actual last moment of Job’s life. [...]
As an active participant in the Information / Communications Technology domain (ICT), this is perhaps one of the most influential videos I have seen in the last several years. We are now, again (as with the emergence of the Internet), on the verge of a new great frontier in human ingenuity. I’ve been tracking the [...]
Here are photos of the CogSpace exhibition and presentation at the PolyTech University “Toward a Science of Consciousness” conference in Hong Kong (June 11 – 14, 2009). More photos here by David Chalmers: http://consc.net/pics/hongkong.html
Interested in participating in a collectively formulated multimedia vision-logic model representing the multidisciplinary knowledge domains of Cognitive Science and Consciousness Studies? If so, read on … I’ve been developing this interactive, 3-dimensional model, and it was just recently accepted to be exhibited and presented at the Asian Consciousness Festival in Hong Kong this June. You [...]
FaceBook.com has become the most-trafficked social network in the world–surpassing MySpace in unique users, competing with Google search for total page views, and recently surpassed 100,000,000 simultaneous users. Accordingly, we can consider FaceBook the core representation of the dynamic social web, and a significant arena for in-formulating (bringing “form” into) the collective body and mind. Here are a few interesting elements [...]
This video is BBC’s special broadcast as part of the “Horizon” series. It features an engaging narrative that introduces various ideas about the singularity and human enhancement.
Words themselves are becoming antiquated. Rarely enough do we even find an arrangement as worthy as these: Today, Homo sapiens is faced with a rapid modification of his environment, a transformation for which he is the involuntary collective agent. I am not implying that our species is threatened with extinction or that the “end of the [...]
With new technology comes new possibilities to execute technique. If we look to the trend of advents in internet protocols, we see how particular innovations in the information technology domain resulted in tremendous transformative effects in social, economic, and political arenas. The TCP/IP protocol allowed for the identification of independent computers, and for the transfer [...]
We have been holding on eight long years for the opportunity of this day. Be sure to vote twice during this election: once at the polling stations, and then again with your state of mind
All that we say and do over the next few decades will … become mythologized onto the very atoms of a glimmering hyper-diamond–brilliantly cut with the multifaceted perspectives of a shared human legacy of immeasurable value.